Animation Blocking Techniques in Softimage

In this set of Softimage tutorials, we will learn essential tips and techniques for blocking in animations. Software required: Autodesk Softimage 2013.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 15, 2013
Duration
1h 36m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 15, 2013
Duration
1h 36m
Description

In this set of Softimage tutorials, we will learn essential tips and techniques for blocking in animations. We'll begin by going over a set of steps that can be used to work more proficiently. First, we will learn how to create effective thumbnails. We'll then learn how to set up our scene in order for us to jump right in and begin roughing in the animation. By the end of this tutorial, you'll have the skill set needed to work on your blocking pass confidently, while creating entertaining poses that help sell the story you are trying to convey. Software required: Autodesk Softimage 2013.

About the author
About the author

Delano works avidly as an animation author at Pluralsight. Starting his career at animation studios like Shilo, Delano has developed a strong passion for his talents. His animation and rigging background help him teach and create some of the most-watched training on Pluralsight.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Hello, and welcome to Animation Blocking Techniques in Softimage presented by Digital-Tutors, an Autodesk-authorized publisher. My name is Delano, and I'll be your guide as we learn essential tips and techniques for roughing in animations. Now since the blocking paths can determine the success of an animation, it's critical that we understand how to block in our ideas in an entertaining way while staying true to our story, and that's what we'll learn in this tutorial. We'll begin by going over a set of steps that can be used to work more proficiently. We'll learn how to create effective thumbnails. We'll then learn how to set up our scene in order for us to jump right in and begin roughing in the animation. By the end of this tutorial, you'll have the skill set needed to work on your blocking paths confidently while creating entertaining poses that help sell the story you're trying to convey. And with that, we'll get started.